Good to know A-Z

Bank and Bureaux de change
Banks are open from 09:30 to 16:00 on weekdays with late hours until 18:00 on Thursdays (closed Saturdays and Sundays). There are numerous cash machines throughout the city and the plentiful bureaux de change are open during weekends, for example Forex at Nørreport Station and Copenhagen Central Station.


Climate and Dress Code
In May the average temperature in Copenhagen is approx. 19 °C. The dress code will be informal throughout the Meeting.


Cloakroom
There is a supervised cloakroom available at the Bella Center.


Currency
The national currency in Copenhagen is Danish Kroner (DKK). The registration fees have to be paid in EURO. Exchange rates: 1 EURO (€) = 7,47 DKK / 1 USD ($) = 6,93 DKK / 1 US ($) = 0,93 EURO (€) (date: 02.04.15).


Credit Card
In Copenhagen major credit cards are widely accepted at hotels, stores, cafes and restaurants. Some places might charge a fee when accepting foreign credit cards as payment. Be sure to bring your PIN code and a picture ID when using a credit card in Denmark.
If your credit card gets lost or stolen while you are in Copenhagen, call the Danish PBS/Nets 24-hour hotline on tel.: +45 4489 2750 to block your card.


Disclaimer
The Organisers cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants, nor for loss of or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings.


Electricity
Denmark has 220-volt AC, 50Hz current and uses two-pin continental plugs. Participants from the UK and Ireland will need an adaptor for electric appliances, whereas participants from the USA need a transformer in order to use their 110/125V appliances.


Internet
The Bella Congress Center provides WiFi in all areas free of charge with no warranty.


Programme Changes
The Organisers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external unforeseen circumstances.


Public Transportation
Your travel within Copenhagen is not included in your ticket prize.

You can purchase your ticket at most stations and a number of kiosks (only cash and credit card). In Copenhagen the trains, Metro and busses (including waterbuses) can be accessed with the same ticket.

By Taxi:
A taxi from Bella Center to the city centre costs about 200 DKK (25€).
A taxi from Bella Center to Copenhagen Airport costs about 150-200 DKK (20-25€).

Airport transport:
Take the train till Ørestad St. and change to Metro M1 (see Metro plan). Or take the M2 to the Christianshavn Station and change to Metro M1.

Unlimited Travel by Bus, Train and Metro
Get 70 % discount on public transportation. The Travel Pass offers unlimited public transportation at 5€ per day. It is sold online and is delivered as an SMS ticket on your mobile phone. You can buy your Travel Pass at http://projects15.unwire.com/eventticket/travelpass.html?id=205


Smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed at the venue; the meeting is a non-smoking event.


Timezone
Denmark follows Central European Time (CET).


Telephone
The international access code Denmark is + 45. The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code (e. g. 0044 for the United Kingdom).

Local emergency telephone numbers are 112 and 114 for the police.